""It's definitely worth it to come downtown and find parking and get to enjoy the downtown area," said shopper Jane Fleury."
Really? I don't think so.
There's nothing downtown that you can't find easier and cheaper outside the city.
And the parking's free.
""It must be some sort of a hoax, but anyone trying this will be ticketed."
Other than the parking decks, there is a definite possibility that you could incur a steep parking ticket that would put a damper on the downtown area.
Make all downtown parking free, and watch the customers come back downtown.
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